Rose-Hulman Opens Innovation Center Following Gift

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A gift from alumnus Richard Kremer and his wife, Shirley, has resulted in a new engineering design and lab building on the campus of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The Richard and Shirley Kremer Innovation Center was built on the east side of campus near the Branam Innovation Center after the undisclosed gift.

The 13,800 square foot building, already dubbed "the KIC" ,offers design space, laboratories and classrooms, and will be fully operational by early 2019.

“The Kremer Innovation Center will give our students the skills, experiences and mindset to play a key role in developing future advances benefiting all areas of our lives. Richard and his career success are excellent examples of the core values of this institution at work; values which continue to consistently provide a rock-solid foundation for the current and future success of Rose-Hulman and our students,” said Rose-Hulman president Robert Coons. 

Rapid prototype equipment, digital and traditional fabrication, a fluids lab, wind and water tunnels and engine testing areas will later be installed in the new facility and Branam Innovation Center. 

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